The Big Valley: Season 4, Episode 12

Hunter's Moon (30 Dec. 1968)

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A fanatically jealous rancher imprisons Nick and two other men. He believes one of them is his wife's lover. If no one confesses, they will all die.

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Jarrod Barkley (credit only)
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Lawrence Dobkin ...
Ben Dawes
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Juliet
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Bodkin
John Crawford ...
Gandy
Don Chastain ...
Tony Semper
Abel Fernandez ...
Apache (as A. Ferna)
Shepard Menken ...
Doc Willis
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Nick and two other men who ride chocolate palominos (brown palominos with flaxen manes) are identified by a rancher as suspected lovers of his wife. He captures and locks the three men in his cellar, threatening to hang them unless one confesses. When Nick is fingered as the guilty party, he must escape with the rancher's wife to save both their lives. Hunted down by the rancher and his men, he must risk his life and the life of his horse for the woman, who may not be the victim she appeared. This episode marks the end of the on-screen career for Cocoa, Nick's faithful gelding, a chocolate palomino. He retires Cocoa at the end of the episode, and in later episodes he rides a large buckskin. Written by jmertes

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Peter Breck performance is excellent in this interesting story
28 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A beautiful young girl, Juliet, in a terrible relationship with a very jealous man named Ben Dawes. He is so insane that he believes his wife is cheating anytime he is away. When he sees someone riding away on a horse with a white mane, he kidnaps three men riding such a horse. And one of them happens to be Nick Barkley.

Nick is thrown into a cellar with two other men named Bodkins and Gandy. Ben Dawes is a rich landowner and basically does what he pleases. Now he wants to know who was with his wife or all three will hang. So Gandy and Bodkins team up and advised that Nick admitted being with his wife. The two men are released and Nick is waiting hanging.

But with the help of Juliet, Nick is able to escape. But it will not be easy. Ben controls the entire valley and puts a $100 bounty on anyone that kills Nick Barkley. With Nick and Juliet out in the woodlands together they begin talking and even start up appreciation for each other.

With Ben and his gang closing in on Nick and Juliet it will not be long before the viewer will change their opinion of the cast. A secret will be revealed which will result in ruined lives.

A very nice episode and well played. Peter Breck is again wonderful as Nick who finally sees that sometimes it is better to let things go than hold on too tight.


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